What is Swiss chard
Swiss chard (scientific name: Beta vulgaris var. Cicla) is native to Turkey from southern Europe to Turkey and is a cold-resistant one or two year grass vegetable of the family Chenopodiaceae. As coloring is brilliant, it is made to be planted and other vegetables modified to eat leaves, the taste is Spinach . Salad and simmered dish, soak and eat. The axis part has red (Red Chard) and yellow. From red petiole to red leaf, green leaf comes out from yellow petiole. Since it can be harvested throughout the year, it was named seaweed.
Common name: Swiss chard, Scientific name: Beta vulgaris var. Cicla, Life type: cold weather Grain length: 15 to 100 cm, cultivation period: roughly whole year, root leaf: ovate with a long and thick petioles, leaf height: 50 to 60 cm, stems and leaves: lanceolate / oval, dioecious , Petal: inflorescence, petal: no petals, 5 petals (actually five sepals): yellowish green and inconspicuous, florets (calyx) diameter: 0.2 to 0.3 cm, number of stamens: 5, antherish: yellow, flowering Period: June, Remarks: Flower blossom.